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    Upcoming Behavior and Design Changes in Leganto

    These are behavioral/user experience changes in the software that affect all customers by default. For more information about the impact of the feature, select the feature title to see the details below.

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    Feature Software Expected Release
    Updated Tagging Workflow Leganto October 2021
    Hide Header Leganto October 2021
    Open PDFs in a New Tab Leganto November 2021

    Updated Tagging Workflow

    October 2021 Leganto

    Today, when adding or removing tags from a citation, a user must first select the tag option, then select or remove the tags, then select save. In October, users can select Add Tag and select the relevant tags, which are saved automatically. To remove tags, one only needs to select the X next to the tag. This updated tagging workflow is in line with other systems which support tagging, resulting in less confusion and fewer errors.

    Tagging Before
    Tagging After

    Hide Header

    When a user scrolls down a Leganto, the top panel is now hidden. The top panel only appears when scrolling back to the top.


    No Header

    Open PDFs in a New Tab

    November 2021 Leganto
    PDFs will open in a new tab, leveraging the full screen size. Previously, Leganto supported the option to embed PDFs, but embedded PDFs are especially problematic when Leganto itself is embedded in the Learning Management System, limiting the space on the page. Additionally, options below the PDF (such as additional linking options or the option to request copyright clearance) are difficult to access. The new tab will use a view that condenses the citation information to focus on the reader, giving students and instructors maximum space on the page to view the resource and add annotations (if enabled).
    PDFs - Before



    In the November release, both the brief and full view of the citation will display a link to open the resource in a new tab. It will look similar to the screenshots below:


    Brief View


    Full View

    Leganto will still include the option to mark PDFs as not downloadable.

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